I saw a short thread on Twitter reflecting on taking advice to say no a lot. Before starting my lectureship, my mentors told me very clearly to say no to as many things as possible (except unmissable opportunities). It has been hard to break the habit of nearly always saying yes to writing, … [Read more...] about Saying no, FOMO, and being strategic about research
Recently, I received this query: Hi Jo, I've been trying to publish my dissertation for a while now since completing it 7 years ago. The manuscript has been rejected twice and reviewers have noted that the data is too dated. My question is should I keep trying or just let it go? I am applying for … [Read more...] about Does it matter for tenure whether you’ve published from the PhD?